Ocean Monarch heading east for Casino Henry, Sole well programs
Diamond Offshore’s Ocean Monarch drilling rig should sail soon from Fremantle, Western Australia to the Otway basin offshore Victoria, following receipt of regulatory approvals.
According toCooper Energy, the journey should take 25 days, depending on weather conditions.
The rig will be towed to the Casino Henry gas project, which the company operates in partnership with Mitsui E&P Australia and AWE, to perform a workover of the Casino-5 well.
On completion, the rig will transfer to the Sole gas field to drill and complete the Sole-3 and Sole-4 production wells as part of theSole gas project, which Cooper Energy is developing to provide a new source of gas supply to southeast Australia in 2019.